The creator of Apple's Siri is now joining forces with Apple's rival, Samsung.
Samsung Electronics Co. is joining the race to create the smartest digital assistant by acquiring Viv, a Silicon Valley start-up launched by the same entrepreneurs who sold Siri to Apple. The deal announced Wednesday provides Samsun...
Samsung Electronics said Thursday it will buy U.S. company Viv Labs, as the South Korean smartphone giant turns to the creators of Apple’s Siri service to beef up its mobile software.
Samsung is buying Viv, an open artificial intelligence platform from the original creators of Siri, with an eye toward working Viv's technology into future devices.
Samsung said Thursday it was buying a prominent US artificial intelligence (AI) start-up founded by the creators of Siri—the voice-based digital assistant used on the iPhones of arch-rival Apple.